Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics (2013) XV/1

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Monographica I - L'età dei diritti: un bilancio

Aldo Schiavello

Guest Editor's Preface

Francesco Belvisi

Domande intorno alla crisi dell’età dei diritti: un po’ di realismo sui diritti umani

Francesco Ferraro

Il linguaggio dei diritti tra inflazione e scetticismo

Claudio Luzzati

Il formalismo dei diritti

Giorgio Pino

Crisi dell’età dei diritti?

Aldo Schiavello

La fine dell’età dei diritti

Diletta Tega

Il diritto costituzionale e i diritti in crisi

Loreno Zucca

Exit Hercules: Ronald Dworkin and the Crisis of the Age of Rights

Monographica II - Nanoethics: Do We Need a New Ethics for Nanotechnology?

Fabio Bacchini

Guest Editor’s Preface

Tsjalling Swierstra

Nanotechnology and Technomoral Change

Arianna Ferrari

From Nanoethics to the Normativity of Technological Visions

Alexei Grinbaum

The Old-New Meaning of Researcher’s Responsibility

Brice Laurent

The Constitutional Effect of the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

Ludovica Lorusso

Nanotechnology, Aims, and Values

Luca Malfatti, Davide Carboni

From nanoscience to nanoethics: the viewpoint of a scientist

Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent

Decentring Nanoethics toward Objects

Fabio Bacchini

The Newness of Nanoethics and the Consequentialist Bias

Simposio: Mauro Magatti, La grande contrazione, Milano, Feltrinelli, 2012

Paolo Gomarasca

Capitalismo perverso e crisi del desiderio: Magatti con Deleuze

Pier Luigi Porta

I fallimenti della libertà

Mauro Magatti

Desiderio e libertà: risposte ai miei critici

Simposio: Riccardo Fanciullacci, L’esperienza etica. Per una filosofia delle cose umane, Napoli, Orthotes, 2012

Francesco Callegaro

Il senso della filosofia morale

Luigi Francesco Clemente

Esperienze di strettura e filosofia pratica

Antonio Da Re

La duplice riflessività e la formazione di sé

Adriano Fabris

L’esperienza, le norme e la questione del senso

Benedetta Giovanola

Dall’esperienza etica alla mediazione politica

Riccardo Fanciullacci

Sulla filosofia pratica e l’esperienza: repliche ai miei critici


Elvio Baccarini & Milica Czerny Urban

The Moral and Cognitive Value of Art

Agostino Cera

Tra mondo e mondo umano: antropologia filosofica, oggi. Karl Löwith e la Philosophische Anthropologie

Sergio Cremaschi

Giner on the Socio-genesis of Morality

Edoardo Greblo

Capacità e diritti umani

Pierpaolo Marrone

Some Remarks on Moral Rules


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    Some Remarks on Moral Rules
    (EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2013)
    Marrone, Pierpaolo
    In this article I discuss some aspects of prima facie statements and compare them with some deductive properties of moral rules. The conclusion I draw is in the sense of a re-evaluation of some aspects of moral intuitionism, which seems essential to the concepts of moral imagination and moral education.
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    Capacità e diritti umani
    (EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2013)
    Greblo, Edoardo
    The issue of human rights continues to be a battleground between divergent beliefs. Currently, it does not seem to be a unifying idea, but a cause of division that may strengthen the “clash of civilizations” or the “war of cultures”. This article stresses that the universality of human rights could only be sustained by stating the organic relation of human rights with some general facts that characterize human nature and explain why moral indignation is so common and negative reactions so widely spread when gross violations of human rights occur. This relationship can be shown by incorporating into the doctrine of human rights a general notion of “capabilities” and functioning of every “human being” and every “form of human life” as that one expressed in the texts by Sen and in Nussbaum particularly.
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    Cremaschi, Sergio
    I discuss the main claims in a new book on the origins of morality (Salvador Giner, El origen de la moral. Ética y valores en la sociedad actual, Ediciones Península, Barcelona 2012, 419 pp.). These are: i) our time, far from being the twilight of morality, is the first time in human history when a universalistic and autonomous morality has emerges as a social phenomenon, not just as a philosophical theory; ii) even if thousand years of rational philosophical discussion of morality has yielded valuable insights, yet a fresh start of critical reflexion on morality qua phenomenon is first possible now, starting with a sociological understanding of morality as spontaneous emergence of codes of norms; iii) sociology is intrinsically ethical theory, since at a certain point, no empirical and technocratic proc-essing of social data still makes sense and sociological discourse has to become reflexive, interpretive, and most of all, construed in terms of explicit valuations.
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    Cera, Agostino
    I propose a comparison between the “classic” philosophical anthropology of the XX century and Karl Löwith’s thought, through a dialog with Joachim Fischer’s 2008 book, Philosophische Anthropologie. Eine Denkrichtung des 20. Jahrhunderts.
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    The Moral and Cognitive Value of Art
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    Baccarini, Elvio
    Czerny Urban, Milica
    This paper is about the notions of the artistic, aesthetic, cognitive and moral value of art and their (possible) interconnectedness. The main concern is to try to advocate the cognitivist claim about the artistic value of artworks’ contribution to the advance of knowledge, as well as for the relevance of the moral dimension for artistic value. This is a discussion of the intersection of the debate about moral and aesthetic value. The central part of the paper is focused on a debate with Peter Lamarque. The problem of immoral art-works and their cognitive value is discussed at the end of this paper in order to show that they are counterexamples of the thesis of artistic relevance of the moral dimension.
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